Owner/developer: Stonebriar Auto Services LLC (Frisco, Texas)
General contractor: Knoebel Construction Inc. (Chesterfield)
Architect: Casco Diversified Corp. (St. Louis)
Engineers: Casco Diversified Corp., structural and mechanical, electrical and plumbing; CEI Engineering Associates Inc. (Bentonville, Arkansas), civil
Size: 3,500 square feet
Estimated cost: $1.2 million
Estimated completion: Nov. 9
Project description: Chesterfield-based Knoebel Construction completed a Jiffy Lube on West Sunshine Street in December, plus another that opened shortly after in Nixa. The company is back in the area working on the latest four-bay shop adjacent to Menards, 500 N. Eastgate Ave. The store will feature the open service pit structure that is typical to Jiffy Lube. It takes four months to complete a project, company officials say. The shop will follow the Jiffy Lube Multicare model, with two bays devoted to fast oil changes and two devoted to other mechanical work, including brake, diagnostic and tire services. Appointments are not required for service at Jiffy Lube, which has 2,000 locations nationwide.
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